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public bargaining rights lessening healthcare, lessening pensions the governor signs it. it's not on his agenda. >> he has to fall in line. right? >> yeah. >> let me play devil's advocate. those who are watching who may not be in a union, they might say in wisconsin and in michigan and in the last election labor attempted ballot proposals that were unsuccessful is there a different strategy this time? how can the message change to be relevant as you have tried to do here in this conversation to those who are not in the labor movement? what will be your next step in michigan. >> lots of people turning out so we have had a lot of opportunity to talk about the good and the bad of right to work. we have had a great opportunity to educate people. the right-wing says this is to stop forced unionization. you know and i know there is no forced unionization. federal labor law says any worker in any workplace, doesn't matter if there is a june yun can say i don't want to be a member of the union. in our uaw constitution, we have a provision that members can say
healthcare removed. all of my food stamps removed. i'm making $700 a month. i have $500 a month in prescriptions which of course, i can't afford. so i had to decide which ones are the best for me to take and i have no money for food. but i'll tell you one thing right now i pay $10.50 a month on my cable bill to see you! >> stephanie: that's very sweet and i think probably not the wisest thing. considering food. i would go with -- >> stephanie miller. >> should we send a cheese basket or something? >> stephanie: something. >> for some nourishment? >> stephanie: i can share my government cheese that i get as a single woman. according to rush limbaugh. >> right. >> stephanie: okay. nita in michigan. hi. >> caller: how are you today? >> stephanie: good. >> caller: i live here in michigan with governor snyder and something about these crazy republicans that he cut our unemployment from 26 to 20 weeks. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: it's like okay. and trying to make it a right to work state. we have democra
anyone's status to part-time and offer all workers access to the same healthcare plan. >> a problem with that is those health plans are sometimes not affordable to hourly workers. sometimes those plans are too expensive for people to contribute to. and in the affordable care act there is a provision that says if the company does provide health insurance that is more than i think 9.5% of your salary, you can do the exchange. and if the worker has to go out and do the exchange because if the group happens to not be providing affordable insurance for everybody, not just its higher-paid employees, that has to contribute to the exchange as well. if garden offers a plan that is really good for a management ceo but not the hourly worker and the worker says i want to go to though exchange instead. >> stephanie: you thought of everything for that affordable care act, jacki schechner. god bless you. >> not me personally. but the idea is if you are going to push somebody out into the marketplace, why should you not contribute to that. >> stephanie: right. they have olive
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